Harvard beats St. Francis
LORETTO – The St. Francis men’s volleyball team opened its Eastern Intercollegate Volleyball Association portion of the schedule with a straight-sets loss to visiting Harvard.
The Crimson (3-0 overall, 1-0 in conference) defeated the Red Flash (1-6, 0-1), 25-22, 26-24 and 25-23.
After winning the first set, Harvard scored the final three points of the second set before surging to an 8-2 lead in the third set en route to the win.
Adam Barba led St. Francis with 12 kills and Logan Patterson finished with 11 kills. Nick Bancroft chipped in with 10 digs.
Syracuse blanks PSU women
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Penn State women’s hockey team played at Syracuse on Friday and the Nittany Lions left with a 1-0 loss.
Penn State goalie Nicole Paniccia made 47 saves, but PSU fell to 7-15-1 overall and 1-9-1 in the Collehe Hockey America Conference.
Nicole Renault scored on a rebound for the Orange (13-11-1, 7-3-1). It was Renault’s first college goal.
Tess Weaver, a sophomore forward from Windber who played for the Greater Johnstown High School team, played on the fourth line for Penn State.
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Tomlin hit with $100G fine
Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
ACC-olades rolling in: Pitt’s Donald named league’s top defender
Pitt senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald, the national leader in tackles for loss, has been selected the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association (ACSMA).
Irish too much for Lady Lions
Natalie Achonwa had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 4 Notre Dame in a 77-67 victory over No. 10 Penn State on Wednesday night.
Mountain Hawks outlast Red Flash
Tim Kempton scored 18 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as Lehigh took down St. Francis 57-50 on Wednesday night.
UPJ volleyball heads to NCAA Division II Regional
The fifth-seeded Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team will open its first ever berth in the NCAA Division II Regional Tournament against fourth-seeded Shippensburg University beginning today at Wheeling Jesuit University.
Big second half leads UPJ past host Clarion
Nate Snodgrass scored 18 points, and Pitt-Johnstown outscored Clarion by 20 points over the final 16 minutes to earn a 78-68 comeback victory in the PSAC on the road.
Lady Cats get first PSAC win
Pitt-Johnstown built an 18-point halftime advantage en route to a 98-81 win at Clarion that earned the Lady Cats the program’s first PSAC victory.
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On a high note: Penn State ends year with win, holds off Wisconsin rally in upset
A bright future for Penn State emerged on a cool, crisp day in the Midwest.
Bruins snap skid against Pens
The surging Boston Bruins said they weren’t fazed by Sidney Crosby’s last-second goal. They proved it in overtime.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams.
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